The state or result of being baffled, puzzled, or confused.(noun)
Something that causes a state of confusion or puzzlement.(noun)
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Use "bafflement" in a sentence
"Dick shook his head in bafflement, and glanced at his watch."
"He was equable, he was to be relied upon, and withal there was a certain bafflement about him."
"Before we explore why it is that origin-of-life researchers feel the need to hide their bafflement from the public, it would be useful to demonstrate the truth of Davies observation with a recent paper by Eugene Koonin (HT to Paul Nelson)."